- Reducing the number of vehicles on the road reduces overall vehicle emissions, thereby improving air quality.
- Gasoline consumption drops. Billions of gallons of fuel are wasted as vehicles idle in traffic congestion each year. (Source: Texas Transportation Institute)
- Costs for proper maintenance for your vehicle and fuel can decrease when you share them through carpool or vanpool members.
- Stress Reduction. Provides time for reading, working or relaxing that might otherwise be spent idling in traffic.
For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.